Jefferson County sheriff
Bullish: A Dillonvale resident said he was struck in the eye with a makeshift gate made of cattle fencing, Monday. The man, who was seeking medical treatment, said he and his wife were messing around and got in argument and when she left, she slammed the gate behind her and it hit him.
Fisticuffs: A Bellaire resident left his badly damaged vehicle parked on private property along county Road 14, Warren Township, when he ran out of gas, Sunday. The man said he’d been at a party in the area when he saw a friend being assaulted by other party-goers, and when he tried to intervene was assaulted himself. He said they were able to get to his car, but as they tried to leave it was vandalized, with the rear window shattered, the drivers’ side mirror broken off and numerous scratches and dents. The owner of the vehicle had a black eye, police said. He didn’t want to pursue charges.
Dispute: A woman and her sister got in an argument with the father of her child and his current fiance on township Road 378, Steubenville, Saturday. The man said his ex and her sister came to his residence to pick a fight. The ex said as they were leaving, the fiance turned her car around to follow them, then pulled in front of her car, got out and began hitting the hood and side of her car.
Checking out: A couple in the process of dissolving their marriage caused a disturbance in Adena, Friday. The man said he had locked up and was in bed when his soon-to-be-ex-wife came home and found herself locked out. She said the man is “verbally abusive and just plain mean.” Both said there was no physical altercation.
Bits and pieces: A Toronto resident told deputies he’d been notified his car had been recovered and the driver arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence, Saturday. The man said the car had been parked in front of a family member’s home for a week and he didn’t know it had been stolen.
Arrested: Jason Ernest Appleby, 36, 156 township Road 1099, Dillonvale, failure to appear for driving under suspension (Belmont County), Sunday.
Pilfered: A Cherry Avenue resident told police his wallet was taken from his car, Sunday. He said the wallet had $35 in cash, his personal bank card and another used for purchasing concession stand items as well as his license.
Pocketed: Two stud earrings in an assisted living facility’s drawer were reported missing, Sunday. The resident told police he’d last used the studs about a month ago. He said one was a silver blue diamond stud, the other champagne colored, and placed the value at $500.
Dispute: A woman “screaming and yelling” in the 600 block of North Fourth Street said she got in a fight with her father’s girlfriend, Saturday. Witnesses said it didn’t happen, telling police the father and his girlfriend had left to get away from her.
Overdosed: An unresponsive man found face down on Highland Park told police he’d snorted cocaine, Saturday. Police said the man regained consciousness after they administered a sternum rub.
Missing: A man told police two television sets, clothing, personal hygiene and cooking items were removed from his apartment in the 700 block of Market Street while he was hospitalized, Saturday. The man couldn’t tell police why he’d waited three weeks to report the items missing.
Arrested: Brett Michael Cork, 32, 459 S. Fifth St., Steubenville, carrying a concealed weapon (unloaded), Sunday.
Cited: David A. Webb, 59, 339 Springdale Ave., Wintersville, red light violation; Shana Cork, 480 S. Fifth, Steubenville, no operator’s license; Ernest Geiger, 68, 1323 Ridge Ave., Steubenville, driving under suspension and a stop sign violation;
Arrested: Michael J. Gallagher, 35, 515 N. Fourth St., Toronto, domestic violence, Monday.